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house. did 13 people die because they drank a high-caffeine energy drink? dr. jon lapook put the question to the man behind 5-hour energy. >> reporter: can you tell me how many milligrams of caffeine? >> i'm not talking to you, i'm talking to-- >> pelley: and a factory that makes memories is destroyed by fire. will the bells ring again by christmas? c hd with the last bell maker. >> pelley: good evening. today, b.p. pleaded guilty to criminal charges and agreed to pate largest fine in u.s. history more than two years after its drilling operation killed 11 workers and unleashed the largest accidental oil still ever. the deepwater horizon exploded in the gulf of mexico on the night of april captioning sponsored by cbs third with lying to congress. manuel bojorquez is in new orleans with details of what b.p. knew before the explosion. >> reporter: the two former b.p. employees charged with manslaughter were the highest ranking. supervisors on deepwater horizon. they were in charge of the test that signaled grave danger the afternoon of the explosion. the test found signs that co
are investigating. >> you have seen the commercials that count five- hour energy as a great way to get boost through alertness. it is called an energy shot. now a review of food and drug administration records show a total of 92 patient reports that name this product, including 33 hospitalizations and 13 deaths. some people have had heart attacks, and one case of a spontaneous abortion. it's important to point out just because a product like this is cited, it doesn't mean they caused the death, but the fda is investigating. and in fact an official told 9news if we find a relationship, fda will take appropriate action to reduce or eliminate the risk. the agency also wants to remind everyone that products marketed as energy shots or drinks, they are not alternatives to rest or sleep. the distributer of five-hour energy recommends people consume no more than two bottles per day spaced several hours apart. they reported these events to the fda as they have to by law because five-hour energy is considered a dietary supplement, not a beverage. >>> the d.c. airline had another big meltdown today. they came
petraeus book. >> yes, he's a very high-energy person and i think he does gain energy from feeling like he's consequential and making a difference. >> reporter: petraeus, one of america's most decorated soldiers, has called his infidelity unacceptable and unfair to his wife holly who he publicly praised at his military retirement. >> needless to say, i'll never be able to adequately express my love and appreciation for all that she has done. but i can at least say here this morning thanks, hol, i love you. (applause) >> reporter: the f.b.i. is now winding down. no one faces charges. members of congressional intelligence committee, though, are angry they were not put in the loop during the petraeus investigation. but the f.b.i., scott, says with no national security issues involved such notification was not required. >> pelley: bob, petraeus has been talking to some of his friends and i understand you talked to one of those friends today. >> i did, scott. the friend that i talked to says he's been in touch with petraeus on a regular basis since friday. he says petraeus is deeply disappointe
-- >>> but wall street could like this news. put together an energy boom. a housing recovery, and easy money from the federal reserve what do you get? potentially the perfect mix for an american revival. consulting firm oxford economics certainly thinks this is the case. new forecast predicts the u.s. is on the brink of a so-called economic renaissance with growth speeding up to more than 3% a year starting late next year. the key contributors could include an increase in u.s. exports, a boom in domestic energy production and housing prices finally bouncing back. this makes me happy. i hope this happens. please, please let this be the case. >>> and lots of companies have a use it or lose it policy with vacation time. plenty of us aren't taking advantage of the time we're given a new survey shows. according to the traffic service expedia the average american gets 12 vacation days and only use ten of them. the biggest reasons cited for wasting the opportunity are scheduling conflicts and hoping the days get rolled over which at a lot of the time they don't. >> but you know the policy. >> people you
will. financial management, people, energy, how you buy things, how we buy things better, deliver i.t. information technology in a more equipped cent way, re -- expedient way. so having a plan in place, and now having actually worked through over the last three, we looked at the entire $7 billion of p i.t. spending it was the first time in the history of d d -- dod we did this, to entry in the funk al leaders and describe their strategy. this is what i need you to get done. thieves are the outcomes i need you to achieve to get the better use of ople, and then, each military department has to come in and explain how they will spend their dollars wisely. we were able to look at the $7 billion spent, identified 10% of the systems of the department to be retired as no longer meeting those goals, and found ways to drive better efficiency. >> one of the thing we talked about was work, the fundamental idea, a friends of mine is a management expert, and one of the things he said you have to assess work, determine whether it has to be done or not before en you go into the processes or decide
and being out there and trying to give my team some energy to play forward and make this run. >> could the redskins be less a shanahan next season? the philadelphia inquirer has one on the replacement list for andy reid. >>> our latest game of the week poll choices this week include langley at undefeated ton bridge, no. 4 chantilly at top -- stone bridge, no. 4 chantilly, also. >>> went from being undrafted to one of the league's most' let setup men. now he's in charge of guiding the washington capitals to a stanley cup as soon as the labor dispute is over. adam oates gets to add one more title to hiss are pay. after 19 years in the nhl -- his resume. after 19 years in the nhl he will be entered into the hall of fame. oates says this is just an awesome class to be a part of. >> those are the guys i played against every night in my career and the guys of night when you went into a city or they came into yours, you're going to try to play better be than they are and match up against and there's a mutual respect no. better honor than being grouped with your peers. >>> tonight major league
fee, so just buy a store card. >>> you can save money pore energy when you trade in old or nonworking holiday string lights at home depot. in exchange the store will give you a coupon toward the purchase of any energy efficient seasonal l.e.d. string lights, but you got to hurry because this program ends wednesday, november 14th. >> shop ahead. >>> still ahead tonight. >> reporter: i'm dave owens. i'll have the story about service next. >> just a reminder our turkeys for troops phone bank open until 7:30 tonight. we are working with the uso of metropolitan washington to raise money for holiday food baskets for our local military families. if you want to donate, call 202- 895-5560 or go to tower website www.wusa9.com and -- to our website www.wusa9.com and click on the button that says uso. >>> for the past four years now wusa9 and uso of metropolitan washington have been teaming up to give holiday baskets to our local military families, but as always we need your help. i'm standing right by the phone bank which you can call to make a donation to this great cause 202-895-5560 and it's
watching you a little bit this morning. it's a high energy dance, isn't it? >> yes. diwaliwood is the hallmark of these films and the musical numbers. they range from the super high energy to the pretty and graceful. we do hip hop, jazz. >> you teach classes. >> we do. we teach fitness classes all over d.c. and virginia. it's a lot of fun. you get a great workout. >> here at the station we joke that change the light bulb, raise the roof. is that right? or maybe you can show us how it's done. take it away. ♪ >>> great job. terrific job. time to answer the question of the day. what women say was their worst fashion purchase ever. a, animal print shirts, b, leather pants, c, leggings. >> if you answered today's question of the day correctly on our facebook page, you can enter -- the answer is b, by the way. anyway, you can win tickets to "les miserables" if you answer the question correctly. you can win four tickets. >>> daily deals. here are some of my favorites on this tuesday. a way to undo the damage you're going to do at the thanksgiving table. you know what i'm talking abo
given for this departure. >>> here's a way you can save some of your money and energy when you trade in the older nonworking holiday string lights. you have to head to the local home depot to do so. the home improvement store will give you a coupon toward the purchase of any energy efficient seasonal led string lights. you have to hurry, though. this program ends this wednesday, november 14. so at least you're getting a little money for those old lights. >> that is for the a bad thing. >>> light us up in the next 30 minutes. >> what you need to know the next time you head to a used car dealership if you're looking for a car. >> thank you. >> sounds good. >>> his antivirus programs may be on your computer but now the founder of mcphee is wanted -- mcafee is wanted for a very serious crime. >>> ahead in sports, bryce harper is the latest nationals player to win a major post- season award. we'll tell you about that when we return. >>> 5:08 on this tuesday morning. a cold front came through late last night. this morning we're still dealing with the showers and effects of that cold front
are in the hospital with burns. investigators say the blast ripped through the energy company platform as workers were using a cutting torch. thick, black smoke could be seen for miles around. the platform is located southeast of grand isle, louisiana. the two missing workers jumped overboard. >>> the missing child that sparked an amber alert this morning has been found. 18-month-old alexis carwile and her mother jennifer were found in maryland. both are safe. the father was taken into custody earlier this morning. the alert was triggered last night from halifax county, virginia. >>> it is the end of an era after 80 years in business. hostess brand, the company that makes wonder bread and twinkies, is going out of business. hostess says a nationwide labor strike crippled its ability to make and deliver products. more than 18,000 workers will lose their jobs. the union blames management for the company's financial problems. the company is going to try to sell off its brands as it shuts down its bakeries and plants around the country. >> the hostess name has value of its own and we believe there are com
deaths traced to drugs made by his company. congressman cliff stern chairs the energy and commerce subcommittee that's investigating. >> i have the right to say there's a debacle here, there's mall if he assistance. can you explain in. >> reporter: stern expect cadden to stay silent. >> the quality control was terrible at the new england compounding center and he was doing nothing about it. so for some reason he was camouflaging and trying to indicate to the fda there's no problem. >> was barry cadden a liar? >> obviously he was shading the truth. >> reporter: stern plans to investigate an incident in 2004 when cadden was asked by an fda investigator if necc had trypan blue in stock. cadden said no according to the investigator who then reported finding 189 vials of it on site. >> the fda has a toat explain here because at this point all of us are just aghast at the number of people that have died as well as a huge number of people that ended up in hospitals. >> reporter: stern plans to question fda commissioner about why the agency dropped investigations into the trypan blue incid
production. the u.s. could become energy self-sufficient in 23 years. >>> greece won more time to recover from its debt crisis. european finance ministers meeting in belgium on monday gave greece until 2016 to implement debt reduction targets. the bailout package cost $305 billion, a $40 billion immediate aid package was delayed as finance ministers hash out how greece is to make it debt sustainable in the long-term. >>> that uncertainty took asian markets this morning. tokyo's nikkei fell for the seventh straight session, its longest losing run in seven months, while the hang seng dropped more than 1%. trading on wall street was flat as investors grow concerned about the so called fiscal cliff. both the dow jones and the nasdaq were mostly unchanged, each losing a fraction of a point. >>> big changes at microsoft, the president of windows and windows live operations left the company after 23 years. his departure comes less than three weeks after microsoft launched windows 8. the company did not say why he was leaving. >>> and hostess is closing three bakeries following a strike of unioni
to drugs made by his company. congressman cliff stearns chairs the energy and commerce subcommittee that's investigating. >> i have the right to say there's a debacle here, there's malfeasance, somebody's culpable, come to me and explain why, 32 americans have died, 450 are in the hospital. tell me what happened. >> reporter: actually, stearns expects cadden to remain silent and take the 5 *9. >> there was clear evidence that the quality control was terrible at new england compounding center and he was doing nothing about it. so for some reason he was camouflaging and trying to indicate to the f.d.a. that there's no problem. >> reporter: is barry cadden a liar? >> i think obviously he was shading the truth. >> reporter: stearns plans to examine an incident in september of 2004 when cadden was asked by an f.d.a. investigator if any cc had a non-f.d.a. approved product. cadden said no, according to the investigator, who then reported finding 189 vials of it on site. >> so i think the f.d.a. has a lot to explain here because at this point all of us are just aghast at these number of people
of water. it's owned by houston-based black elk energy. the company has a stake in more than 150 platforms off louisiana and texas. john hoffman is black elk c.e.o. >> when something like this happens it tears at everyone's heart and, you know, it's a horrible day. we're going to heal together but first and foremost we have to take care of those involved. >> reporter: we found no record of safety violations or complaints on this rig. anthony, the coast guard will continue to search for those two missing workers throughout the night. >> mason: and there's no oil leakinleaking there tonight, ma. thanks very much. there has been another death in the meningitis outbreak. a missouri man is accused of plotting a copy cat attack on a movie theater. and there's a run on hostess twinkies when the "cbs evening news" continues. if you are one of the millions of men who have used androgel 1%, there's big news. presenting androgel 1.62%. both are used to treat men with low testosterone. androgel 1.62% is from the makers of the number one prescribed testosterone replacement therapy. it raises your testo
, there's not much. little piece of energy with a few clouds and you can sort of follow the jet but it's all quiet and that's good because this thing is going to move out to sea. and we'll see sunshine returning here really by the middle of the day. so a nice sunny afternoon. clear to partly cloudy tonight. we get into saturday morning now, we're quiet and look at saturday. nothing nearby. a couple of clouds down to virginia beach and norfolk. so we're going to be in pretty good shape for the weekend. and it looks like we're going to be in pretty good shape for the holiday travel period too and even right through thanksgiving. today morning clouds afternoon sun. 55. we hit 51 yesterday afternoon. tonight we're back in the 30s and upper 30s in town low 30s north and west. 55 tomorrow with more sunshine. sunday, well we'll knock it down a degree to 54. it does look like there could be a couple more clouds moving in. especially east and southeast of town. by monday, we're back to 56 and then look at the temperatures, mid 50s and i'm thinking we could be 61 even on thanksgiving. so if you
killed a hamas military commander yesterday. >> a popular energy drink, five hour energy is making headlines because of a potential link to more than a dozen deaths. >> carrying three babies. >> easy feat especially when they are the heaviest trip lets on record. >> a drunken businessman on the escalators what do you have? a youtube moment. >> simply fantastic. >> all that and that matters. >> nancy pelosi asked whether she should consider stepping aside simply to make room for younger members. >> let's for a moment honor thanks a legitimate question. >> an onlynn petition to allow texas withdraw from the united states has more than 100,000 signatures. >> the signatures are from every state but texas. >>> welcome to cbs "this morning." i'm charlie rose in washington. norah o'donnell is in new york. there is a lot to talk about after president obama's first white house news conference in eight months. it covered everything from the budget crisis to libya, to the david petraeus scandal. >> the president himself said that so much has happened lately people forget the election of just
when ite needs to be repaired? and when it doesn't? in industries like manufacturing and energy, they're using predictive analytics to detect signs of trouble helping some companies save millions on maintenance, because machines seek help before they're broken. and don't when they're not. that's what i'm working on. i'm an ibmer. let's build a smarter planet. >> osgood: gus here is a shelter dog, a chihuahua jack russell mix. who is to say that a dog's life has to be a dog's life when it comes to food? certainly not the folks our rit a braver has been talking with. >> reporter: if you think gourmet food is just for people, you haven't met margaret bishop and her five dogs. >> they're my family. they're some of the most important relationships i have in my life. >> reporter: so she lovingly serves them special meals made from flash frozen raw food. she buys it directly from her neighbors, norman and carol king of marshal, virginia. who sell it right from their front porch freezer. >> you let loose a cat or a dog in a grocery store or a supermarket, they're not going to the pet food ais
. solomon: it's as if the negative energy and momentum continues for the chargers. since that week six contest, we've talked about it some. let's see what they call it. referee: after review, the ruling on the field is confirmed. the receiver had possession of the ball and set the ball out across the goal line, therefore ending the process of the catch. it is a touchdown. solomon: so they're saying that when he stuck the ball over the goal line, right here, there's saying that's a touchdown right there. kevin: because he caught the ball. solomon: he had caught the ball and made a football act. he caught it, turned around, and stuck the ball out. kevin: they tack on one more and we have a seven-point game with 1:24 to play here in denver. solomon: wow. you could see it even on the face of many of the san diego chargers. they weren't so sure that that catch would be upheld. look at the standings and this is what's on the line with that catch by alexander. now down by seven points with 1:24 to go. kevin: so a loss would in effect put the chargers four games in back of denver in the a.f.c.
major in a subject, know something. the best teachers are those who have a gift and the energy and enthusiasm to convey their love for science or history or shakespeare or whatever it is. "show them what you love" is the old adage. and we've all had them, where they can change your life. they can electrify the morning when you come into the classroom. how about some black-eyed susans? >> safer: mccullough is 79 now, mulling some ideas for his next book. he and rosalee, his wife of nearly 60 years, have five children. as newlyweds, they lived in the shadow of the brooklyn bridge. it was the inspiration for his second book, "the great bridge," from 1972, his first best- seller. to mccullough, it's a profound symbol of the american journey. we close with his thoughts on its meaning-- a looming, almost living presence as we talked, behind its back, at brooklyn's river cafÉ. you have described this as america's eiffel tower. >> mccullough: yes, indeed. if you could pick this bridge up and turn it over, underneath it would say "made in america." >> safer: it has endured for 130 year
raises taxes on high income people. his goal as you saw from the election is raise energy tax noindle class not something mentioned during the campaign. >> we look at a fiscal crisis here and a fiscal cliff. most people are saying this is serious and we got to have serious negotiations and everything has to be on table. but you seem to be resisting that. what do you think happens if the fiscal cliff happens as a reality and this economy goes over the cliff? >> well two things. the fiscal cliff is a tax increase of $500 billion. we had exactly the same scenario two years ago that we have today obama huffed and puffed and threatened to let us go off the fiscal cliff and at the end of the day cooler heads prevail and all of the tax cuts were continued for two years. in 2011 obama said the world would end we should pass around smelling salts because he wanted to raise the debt ceiling. we got a debt ceiling agreement, great compromise, we had spending, didn't raise tax, didn't cut spending as much as the republicans wanted, the ryan plan would have reduced obama's overall spending by 6 tr
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